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Top 10 SEO Books & Social Media Books Around – Best Books of SEO & Social Media

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Best SEO Books & Social Media Books around the world

To most, SEO and social media are trades that you pick up through practical experience and reading sundry online posts. However, for those who want to seriously study SEO and learn it is a form of marketing, there are some excellent books available. Here are the top 10 SEO and social media books that can teach you everything you want to know about this industry:

The Art of SEO:

Written by Eric Enge, Stephen Spencer, Rand Fishkin, and Jessica Stricchiolia, this book is arguable the most detailed one, dealing with SEO. Because of the many authors, you get a wider spectrum of views and ideas. Link

Related reading: How to optimize your website for SEO

The Link Building Book:

Paddy Moogan makes this book a learner’s guide for link builders by drawing extensively from his experience of working at ‘Distilled’. Link to the book

Related reading: How to build links effectively

SEO Fitness Book:

The USP of this Jason McDonald book is that other than just text, there are tool-books and work-sheets for a better learning experience. Link of the book

Related reading: Top On-Page SEO Strategies

Optimize: How to Attract and Engage More Customers by Integrating SEO, Social Media, and Content Marketing:

In this book, Lee Odden brings together the various heads of SEO under one roof and you will know how you can integrate them all to get the desired result. Link

Related reading: How to engage users on your website

Search Engine Optimization for Dummies:

Peter Kent establishes that SEO is not hard to pick up in this simply-written book for beginners and laymen. Link to the book

Advanced Web Metrics with Google Analytics:

Brian Clifton decodes Google’s premiere tracking tool in this book. You can do so much more with your online business if you know how to handle Google Analytics better! Link to the book

SEO King: How I Built My Blogging Empire:

Written by acclaimed blogger Jason Blair, this book is as much inspiring as it is informative. Here you can read about the first-hand experience of a blogger with humble beginnings who made it big online. Link

SEO for Beginners:

Amit Bhawnani takes a comical route to teaching you all about SEO. Though not voluminous enough to be considered a ‘serious’ book, you can try this 55-page entertainer! Link

SEO for Content Writers and PR Pros:

In this book Phil Byrne teaches you what people want online and how you can offer them exactly that and turn the tide in your favor. Link

Related reading: How to write better content

Fifty SEO Ideas:

Free Tips, Secrets, and Ideas for Search Engine Optimization: Another book by Jason McDonald, this one is particularly important for startups on how to climber higher up the pecking order through SEO. Link

Related reading: 10 Best Digital Marketing Books

10+ More Top SEO Books around the world

  1. Search Engine Optimization All-in-One for Dummies by Bruce Clay
  2. SEO 2017: Learn Search Engine Optimization With Smart Internet Marketing Strategies by Adam Clarke
  3. Marketing in the Age of Google by Vanessa Fox
  4. Ultimate Guide to Link Building: How to Build Backlinks, Authority and Credibility for Your Website, and Increase Click Traffic and Search Ranking by Eric Ward and Garrett French
  5. Content Machine: Use Content Marketing to Build a 7-Figure Business With Zero Advertising by Dan Norris
  6. Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content by Ann Handley
  7. The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users by Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick
  8. Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook: How to Tell Your Story in a Noisy, Social World
  9. by Gary Vaynerchuck
  10. SEO For Beginners 2020: Learn and Develop a Strategy for Search Engine Optimisation and Grow Your Business With Google Paperback by James Knight
  11. 3 Months to No.1: The “No-Nonsense” SEO Playbook for Getting Your Website Found on Google by Will Coombe
  12. SEO 2020: Actionable, Hands-on SEO, Including a Full Site Audit (Webmaster Series) Paperback by Dr. Andy Williams
  13. SEO for Growth: The Ultimate Guide for Marketers, Web Designers & Entrepreneurs Paperback by John Jantsch and Phil Singleton
  14. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Secrets – Book by Danny Dover and Erik Dafforn
  15. How To Get To The Top Of Google in 2021: The Plain English Guide to SEO – Book by Andrew Tuxford, Dale Davies, and Tim Kitchen

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You can also try SEO in a nutshell by Debajyoti Banerjee, Founder & CEO at Seven Boats Info-System

Debajyoti Banerjee is the Founder, Director & CEO of Seven Boats - A leading digital marketing agency & digital marketing training institute in India since 2011. He is a Google & LinkedIn Certified Digital Marketer & Trainer, Brand Strategist, Consultant & Entrepreneur. B. Tech in computer engineering & post graduate diploma in Marketing, Debajyoti has 18+ years of domain experience and successful track records in digital marketing services & digital marketing training with 500+ clients & 100K+ students in 165+ countries. He has been invited & felicitated by 25+ Top B Schools & universities including London Business School, AICTE ATAL FDP, UGC-HRDC, IIM Shillong, IIM ROHTAK, IIT KGP, IIT Guwahati, Calcutta University, Ranchi University, St. Xavier’s, Brainware, Techno India, JIS Group, Jaypee Group, Shikshayatan Foundation, IIEST Shibpur, Bhavan’s, ICFAI Business School, GITAM Deemed University, Swami Vivekananda Group of Institutions & many more. He has been awarded with more than 20 national awards and he has received notable media coverage. Learn more



  1. Tanviya Mudi

    I think social media itself is a tool to promote anything and with the right learning and techniques of digital marketing, nothing can stop anything to go viral. And books have always been our mentor. Very informative content


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